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Re: Windows XP "Access denied" svn_io_rename

From: D.J. Heap <dj_at_shadyvale.net>
Date: 2003-10-26 23:13:38 CET

Luke Blanshard wrote:
> D.J. Heap wrote:
>> ... With our AV software, the loop patch is the only way we can finish
>> any non-trivial checkout or update -- it has even failed on incredibly
>> trivial updates. I've recently upped the loop to 10,000 because on
>> some machines under stress (a build is going and they do an update or
>> checkout on another project) we still (rarely) experienced the problem
>> on 100 and 1,000 count loops. Lovely. ...
> Just out of curiosity, have you tried an exponential back-off, or are
> you just blindly looping as fast as possible? Given that at least part
> of the problem is contention with other processes, waiting before
> retrying will probably give you better results.

Yep, I have tried a variety of pauses -- before closing, after closing,
fixed length, random length, etc...I can't remember if I've tried an
exponential back-off, though -- what specifically do you mean by that?


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